Stick-Control, Accents, and Articulation Technique

 

Stick-Control, Accents, and Articulation Technique – Spirit Music Meet-Ups

Stick-Control, Accents, and Articulation Technique – Spirit Music Meet-Ups

 

 

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Stick Technique - Spirit Music Meet-Ups

 

The Spirit-Drums-Practice page has so many revealed techniques that will help you tremendously

 

See also General Techniques section of the Technique page

 

Video – Drums-Tech-Stick Control – Seat & drum height, body-limbs-stick position, grip, technique – Part 1, Part 2, Part 3

 

Video – Use your wrists and fingers

 

Video:  Matched Grip holding the stick

 

Video – 22PWG: Traditional Left-Hand Grip – Revelation for more Stick Control, power, speed, and endurance

 

Video – 22PWG:  Keep the Stick Fulcrum relaxed, don’t over Grip it (tension is evil) for more rebound Speed

 

Video – 22PWG: Find the Stick Fulcrum Balance Point for better Technique, Stick Control, and Speed

 

Video – 22PWG:  Exercise your 2-finger fulcrum with Finger-waiving to strengthen your Technique, Stick Control, speed, and power

 

Video:  More on Finger-waiving

 

Video – 22PWG:  Accept the Rebound – Exercise and Rest to build muscle-memory for your drumming Technique and Control

 

Video – 22PWG:  More about Accepting the Rebound – Surrender Control to the flow of energy for better Technique & Stick-Control

 

Video – 22PWG: 9 Drum Stroke-Types, not just 4 – Always prepare for the next Stroke for Accents and Speed

 

Video – 22PWG:  Stroke-Type Analysis for Rudiment Technique, Stick Control, Accents, Power, and Speed

 

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Sticking Patterns for Stick-Control - Spirit Music Meet-Ups

 

Video – 22PWG:  Combinations of Singles, Doubles, Triples, etc. – The Expanding Universe of Simple-Strokes

 

Video – 22PWG:  Using Math Combos for Simple-Stroke Stick Control

 

Video:  22PWG – Progressively moving a Single-stroke Accent thru Double-strokes for different length Rolls

 

PDF doc:  Comprehensive Binary (2, 4, 6, 8, etc. stroke) Stick Control    While you watch Videos Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5a, Part 5b, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9, and Part 10

 

PDF doc:  Comprehensive Ternary (3, 6, 9, 12, etc. stroke) Stick Control   While you watch Videos Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7, Part 8, Part 9, and Part 10

 

 

 

The Feet can be added under the Hands “non-linearly” like a chord or between the Hands “linearly” like a melody:

 

 

See Technique – Foot Control for specifics of Bass-Drum and Hi-Hat control

 

Video:  Adding Motions to Your Sticking, Embellishment by Setups of the Principle note, Pickups, Ostinatos vs. Melody, Figures

 

See also:  PDF doc:  Melodic rhythm vs. Ostinato rhythms in a Drum-Set Groove – While you watch the Video

 

The Comprehensive Binary and Ternary PDF Docs and Videos above have detailed sections on how to add the Feet

 

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Accent Control for Stick Control & Accents & Articulation Technique for Mike Burris' Drum Lessons with Spirit Music Meet-Ups

Accents & Articulation Technique:

 

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Accents & Articulation Table - Stick Control & Accents Technique for Mike Burris' Drum Lessons with Spirit Music Meet-Ups

 

PDF doc:  41-page Short Course on Accents using Rhythms from around the World – While you watch Videos Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4

 

Video – 22PWG:  Pumping the 1/8 notes in Rock and Shuffles to hear a louder 1/4-note Beats

 

Video:  Drum-Tech – Pumping 1/8-note Triplets, 1/16-notes & Triplets & Shuffles, 1/16-Pentuplets, 5/8-Time

 

Video – 22PWG:  Para and Side-Triplet Turnaround Accents

 

Video:  Dynamics, Articulation/Accents, and Buildups

 

Video:  Dead-sticking & Hand-muting for quieter Muted tones vs. louder Open Tones, plus pitch-bending

 

Video:  Stick & Mallet Muting, Dead-Sticking, Bamboo/Rods Sticks, Palito (thin-sticks)

 

Video:  RH full-stroke beats, LH tap-stroke off-beats

 

Video:  RH tap-stroke beats, LH full-stroke off-beats

 

Video:  1-bar RH “beat” to 1-bar LH “offbeat” accents

 

Video:  Transition from RH “beat” to LH “offbeat” accents

 

Video:  1/16-note Samba R l r L

 

Video:  1/16-note Samba L r l R

 

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Velocity Studies - Stick Control & Accents & Articulation Technique for Mike Burris' Drum Lessons with Spirit Music Meet-Ups

 

Video:  2-6 Stroke Velocity Moeller Studies

 

Video – Use relaxed bursts of Single-Strokes to build speed

 

Video:  Moeller 4-Stroke Velocity Exercise

 

Video – 22PWG:  1-hand Multiple-Bounce Combos – Part 1 – 2-8 Strokes + Feet before, after, or both

 

Video – 22PWG:  1-hand Multiple-Bounce Combos – Part 2 – 2-8 Strokes + Feet before, after, or both

 

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